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Cyber bully prevention training to be held in Crook County

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If you are looking for volunteer opportunities, the St. Charles Pioneer Memorial Hospital Volunteers Auxiliary is now taking applications. They are looking for volunteers for the gift shop, greeters, and the medical surgical floor. Volunteers need to be compassionate, responsible, and enjoy visiting with both patients and visitors to the facility. If you enjoy helping others and giving back, you may pick up an application at the gift shop at Pioneer Memorial Hospital.

Prineville Perk will be held at the Carriage Place on Friday, April 25, they are located at 150 N.E. Williamson Dr. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304. The Chamber is looking for businesses to host the weekly gathering. If you would like to have active chamber members come to your business, have coffee, and learn what your business has to offer the community, give Kandice a call to get assigned a Friday that is convenient for you. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.

Ready in time for Mother’s Day, Younglife of Crook County is holding a summer camp fundraiser through May 5. Younglife members are pre-selling flower baskets, from which they will earn the entire price towards their summer camp fees. Pre-sold flower baskets will be available for pick-up at the Younglife building on Saturday, May 10. For more information, or to pre-order a flower basket, and support the local Younglife members you can contact Jake at 541-517-4130.

The "What’s Brewing?" weekly community forum will be held on Wednesday, April 23, from 7 to 8 a.m., at Meadow Lakes Restaurant. This week’s speakers will be Matt Wiederhold and Dale Keller on “What’s New at the Prineville Railway.” The community forum is free and open to the public, and breakfast is available for purchase.

There will be a training on “Public and Permanent: Prevent Sexting, Cyber Bullying and Beyond!” to learn how to prevent digital issues like sexting, cyber bullying, and irresponsible use of apps, poor social media behaviors and sexual exploitation. It will take place at the COCC-Crook County Open Campus, 510 S.E. Lynn Blvd on Wednesday, April 30. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the program will be from 6 to 8 p.m. The training event is free and it is appropriate for ages 12 and up. Attendees are encouraged to bring donations of non-perishable food to be donated to “Food 4 Kids” weekend backpack program of Crook County.

The event is sponsored by For the Children and BendBroadband in partnership with KIDS Center. You can register online at www.kidscenter.org. If you have questions or need more information please contact Terra at 541-350-8772.

Deb at Stud Kutz, located at 284 N.E. 3rd St. is celebrating her seventh business anniversary this month. You can reach her by calling 541-420-1451.

While Mid Oregon Credit Union has been serving their communities for more than 55 years, they opened their Prineville branch eight years ago, this month.

Barney Prine’s Steakhouse and Saloon is celebrating their ninth business anniversary this month. They invite everyone to stop by, check out their new home, and menu. They are now located at 389 N.W. 4th St. and can be reached at 541-447-3333.

Bear Auto Repair is celebrating their 10 year anniversary this month. They are located at 985 N.W. Madras Hwy. and can be reached by calling 541-447-6561.

Also celebrating their 10-year anniversary this month and conveniently located behind Bear Auto Repair is Aaron’s Westside Mini Storage. They are located at 985 N.W. Madras Hwy. and can be reached at 541-447-2609.

Agee Ironworks LLC is celebrating their 13th business anniversary this month. They can be reached at 541-788-3179 and are located at 3133 N.E. 3rd St.

High Desert RV & Auto Repair, Inc. is also celebrating a 13th business anniversary. They offer complete RV care and have a 24-hour on-site RV dump station. They are located at 1677 N.W. Gardner Rd. and can be reached at 541-416-0169.

Stephen’s Heating & Cooling, Inc. has been keeping both residential and commercial customers warm in the winter and cool in the summer for 20 years this month. They are located at 2795 S.W. High Desert Dr. and can be reached by calling 541-447-2150.

Bend Tarp & Liner, Inc is celebrating their 33rd business anniversary this month. You can reach them by calling 541-447-0712.

Clint Brooks General Contracting is celebrating 34 years in business this month. You can check out his website at www.clintbrooksbuilders.com or give him a call at 541-416-9333.

Craig Oehlschlaiger has been fixing and repairing appliances for more than 40 years and owned Kirby’s Appliance Service for 34 years this month. You can contact Craig at 541-447-8680.

W.W. Western Wear, Saddlery, and Trailer Sales is celebrating their 38th business anniversary this month, they are located on Madras Hwy. You can contact them at 541-447-6890.

CHASE is celebrating 41 years this month, they are located at 550 N.E. 3rd St. and can be reached by calling 541-447-3821.

Simmons Realty, Inc. has been providing real estate sales and loans for 64 years this month. They are located at 139 N.W. 3rd St. and you can contact them at 541-447—5638.

This column was written by the Central Oregonian’s general manager Teresa Tooley. If you have something that you would like to have included in the Central Oregonian’s business briefs, e-mail it to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



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